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Kohan Restaurant

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8 Sh, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
+64 3-680 6688
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sashimi” (85 reviews)
“bento box” (55 reviews)
“salmon” (122 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Sh, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

It is the only Japanese restaurant in town and you have to book in advance. We had an amazing time dining here. I am the Japanese food lovers and I loved everything I ate here! The service was fast regardless of the full house in...More

1  Thank areeyaant
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We had dinner at the restaurant. It was crowded and reservation is recommended. We made a reservation earlier as there were 8 of us. We enjoyed the food. Good service and we could see the church of the good shepherd from the rear of the...More

Thank Ooooooopooooooooo
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Limited choice but good food. Offer a good selection of beers and liquor. Very crowded as they cater for tour group as well. Book in advance to avoid the queue.

Thank Jc_Lim
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant for lunch based on TripAdvisor's reviews. We warmly greeted by the staff. The set lunch was value for money and was delicious. I would definitely recommend this place.

1  Thank Raverynn
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

I was really looking forward to the Salmon sashimi (supposed to be from fresh salmon from Aoraki/Mt Cook) , it was good, but I could not discern much difference between salmon sashimi at any respectable Japanese restaurant elsewhere. Prices are average. The interior of the...More

Thank zzanahs
Reviewed 28 December 2017

I am a tourist from Japan. Salmon is very popular fish in Japan. I can eat delicious salmon any time in Japan. So I honestly didn't expect I could eat delicious salmon here. My husband and I ordered salmon-don at this restaurant. It looked delicious...More

1  Thank Yukiwarisou
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Ok first thing first, almost everyone id jap or speak jap, food is really not jap at all, or at least the taste of it, i have never eaten Katsudon ( pork and egg omelette rice) with long beans and brocoli. The noodles tasts more...More

Thank Danny L
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Such mediocre food. Great view of the lake and the church though!! One of very few restaurants open on Christmas Day.

Thank Fanny C
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Nice place for lunch and dinner. Has enough vegetarian options available. Service is very prompt and courteous.

Thank Sanjeev J
Reviewed 26 December 2017

The first indication that the food is "legit" is seeing the number of happy Japanese tourists. And yes, as one who has tried the food in Osaka and Tokyo, I must say this place is good. As good places go, please either make your reservations...More

1  Thank weikwan72
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sarah w
2 March 2017|
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Response from vincentlau | Reviewed this property |
yes they do but mainly for people who didnt make a reservation and couldnt wait for 1hr for a table, they were forced to do takeaway. if u know u r gonna be there, no harm in making a reservation and securing a table at... More
Hay Y
13 September 2016|
Response from WattleFun | Reviewed this property |
Hi please contact the restaurant direct
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Sh, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Mackenzie District  >  Lake Tekapo
  • Phone Number: +64 3-680 6688
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